Social Justice Project #18

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 13: The History: ActsThe Gospels were written, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, as biographies of Jesus of Nazareth, each with its own target audience. Luke, the travelling companion of Paul, was the author of two works in the Christian Scriptures, the Gospel which bears his name … Continue reading Social Justice Project #18

Gideon: A Biographical Study (Part 1)

IntroductionHow many of you enjoy reading biographies? One of my favorite biographies is called Grant and Sherman by Charles Flood. My reason for liking it is the subtitle: The Friendship That Won the Civil War. It details the interaction, both personal and professional between the two leading army commanders of the war. The book also … Continue reading Gideon: A Biographical Study (Part 1)

Why I Am a Christian Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 4

Nehemiah, armed with letters to officials and a military escort, traveled across his world to Jerusalem. He had everything he needed to do the work. The letters from the king gave him safe passage and access to resources needed to rebuild. When he reached the city, Nehemiah found that the situation was just as bleak … Continue reading Why I Am a Christian Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 4

Why I Am a Christian Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 2

Last week, I began a discussion of the Old Testament figure Nehemiah.While serving as cupbearer to King Artaxerxes, Nehemiah was rocked by news that the city of Jerusalem was devastated. The walls of the city were broken down and the gates had been burned. The news was enough to drive Nehemiah to tears. In the … Continue reading Why I Am a Christian Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 2

Why I Am an Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 2

Nehemiah could have rested, as far as a wine taster could rest, in his position of comfort and the trust of Artaxerxes. Upon hearing the news of the plight of Jerusalem, his heart and spirit were stirred to pray to God not just for himself, but for his people. The whole sad history of the … Continue reading Why I Am an Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 2

Why I Am an Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 1

The Old Testament figure Nehemiah was in a great position. Nehemiah was cupbearer to the king (Nehemiah 1:11). This position of cupbearer means that he was wine taster for King Artaxerxes. Monarchs of that day and age (and many since) were in a precarious position despite being powerful rulers. Their reigns could be cut short … Continue reading Why I Am an Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 1

Social Justice Project #17

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 12: The Gospels: LukeThe Gospels were written, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, as biographies of Jesus of Nazareth, each with its own target audience. Luke, the travelling companion of Paul, was the author of two works in the Christian Scriptures, the Gospel which bears his name … Continue reading Social Justice Project #17

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 41)

One way of describing this new creation comes to us from the Old Testament, The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat, and the calf and the lion and the fattened calf together; and a little child shall lead them…Isaiah 11:6 (ESV)Even carnivorous activity will become … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 41)